Alumna qualifies for U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

Sports Information
December 7, 2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Jenna Boren, a 1999 St. Olaf graduate, has qualified for the 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials to be held in Houston on January 14.

Boren has recorded three qualifying marks with her best of 2:40:45 run at Grandma?s Marathon this past June. This is the second Olympic marathon trials for Boren, also racing in the trials held in Boston in 2008.

Boren captained the St. Olaf MIAC championship cross country teams in 1998 and 1999 and helped lead the Oles to a 4th place NCAA national finish in 1999.

Contact media relations specialist Mike Ludwig at (507) 786-3834 or ludwigm@stolaf.edu.